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  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • New Climate Economy report

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said: “The New Climate Economy report: ‘Better Growth, Better Climate’ shows that across key sectors of the world economy there is opportunity for low-carbon growth to drive investment, providing jobs as well as better health, business ...

  • Climate change impact report

    The US Department of the Interior has released a report that assesses climate change risks and how these risks could impact water operations, hydropower, flood control and fish and wildlife in the western US. The report to Congress represents the first consistent and coordinated assessment of risks to future water supplies across eight major reclamation river basins. “Water is the ...

  • The New Climate Economy - Commission to Report on Climate Impacts

    As evidence mounts of human-induced climate change, a new global commission has been launched that will analyze the economic costs and benefits of acting on climate change. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate comprises leaders from government, finance and business from 14 countries, chaired by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • First Climate LLC is founding reporter of the Climate Registry

    First Climate LLC has become a Founding Reporter of The Climate Registry by being among the first to join the organization. The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization established to measure and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in a common, accurate and transparent manner consistent across industry sectors and borders. Thirty-nine U.S. states, eight Canadian provinces, six ...


    By First Climate AG

  • Report – adapting farming to climate change

    Bringing together the latest science from research groups around Australia, the report includes chapters on each of Australia’s major agricultural sectors, with a focus on steps that can be taken to adjust to the ongoing changes in our climate. Speaking to the Farm Writers Association of NSW in Sydney today, co-editor of the report, CSIRO scientist Dr Mark Howden, said it was time for agriculture ...

  • A new stern report on climate change

    "The world faces an unprecedented challenge which requires urgent global action to sustain growth and guard against the risks of catastrophic climate change." Those are the opening words to a new report entitled Key Elements of a Global Deal on Climate Change by Sir Nicholas Stern, author of the landmark 2006 UK report on the economic costs of climate change action. Stern notes that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate Bonds – State of the Market Report

    The Climate Bonds Initiative today launched its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The report finds that: The total universe of bonds linked to key climate changes solutions stands at US$502.6bn, compared to last year’s estimate of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Metrology for Climate workshop report published

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has published an extensive report 'Metrology for Climate - Metrology priorities for the earth observation and climate community' containing the recommendations from international research organisations on the role of metrology in supporting climate research. The report follows  ...

  • The challenge of reporting on climate change and health

    Reporting on how climate change affects health is a real challenge — screen your sources and find reliable experts, says Asefaw Getachew. When journalists communicate how climate change might affect the spread of insect-borne disease, they play an ambitious, yet pivotal, mediator's role. They must, in partnership with scientists, translate research results into plain English and present ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • UN climate report balances science and politics

    After racing against the clock in an all-night session, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change was putting the final touches Saturday on a scientific guide to help governments, industries and regular people take action to stop global warming from reaching dangerous levels. As always when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change adopts one of its high-profile reports, the weeklong talks in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Climate change will impact Alberta`s ecosystems - Report

    The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has completed a report for the CCEMC that examines the impact climate change is likely to have on Alberta's ecosystems. The adaptation report, Alberta's Natural Subregions under a Changing Climate: Past, Present and Future, was prepared by Dr. Rick Schneider with collaborators from the University of Alberta. It includes detailed maps and outlines how ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • BNA launches world climate change report and climate.bna.com

    Climate change, along with its implications for nearly every industry in every economy in the world, has become a major driver for business. Strict regulations are expected as the United States joins other nations in a concerted effort to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming. In response, BNA today announced the launch of World Climate Change Report and ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • EPA issues report on U.S. climate change indicators

    Evidence of human influences on climate change has become increasingly clear and ...

  • EPA releases report on climate change and health

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a report that discusses the potential impacts of climate change on human health, human welfare, and communities in the U.S. The report, entitled 'Analyses of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems,' also identifies adaptation strategies to help respond to the challenges of a changing climate and identifies ...

  • Companies Blind to Climate Risks – New Report

    Following the historic international deal agreed at the UN climate conference, COP21, and the news from Davos that climate change is the world’s most impactful risk, leading companies such as Dell, Unilever and Walmart are establishing the extent to which impending climate regulation will impact their business. However, half their key suppliers fail to respond to requests for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate change threatens Canada`s water: report

    Coordinated national and regional water conservation guidelines are required to address the detrimental impact climate change is having on Canada's water system, according to Simon Fraser University's Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT). "The days when Canadians take an endless abundance of fresh water for granted are numbered," warns Bob ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • IPCC report calls for immediate action on climate change

    The latest report from the Nobel-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) underlines the need for immediate mitigation and adaptation measures according to Professor Jacqueline Mc Glade, Executive Director of the EEA.  The report, the fourth in a series this year, was presented in Valencia, Spain after a week of intense negotiations. It pulls no punches in terms of the ...

  • IPCC report contradicts climate change alarmism

    On Friday, September 27, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will present the summary of its latest assessment report. "This is a chance to steer the climate conversation in a more realistic and constructive direction," comments Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. The report's ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Curbing climate change and sustaining economic growth - report

    Any successful program of action on climate change must support two objectives—stabilizing atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs) and maintaining economic growth. Reconciling these two objectives means that “carbon productivity,” the amount of GDP produced per ton of carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions must increase by ten times over the coming decades. This is a central finding of The carbon ...


    By The World Bank

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